Beach Park, IL


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Beach Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,976 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Beach Park is the 178th largest community in Illinois.

Beach Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Beach Park is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beach Park who work in office and administrative support (20.89%), sales jobs (11.06%), and food service (8.38%).

Also of interest is that Beach Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Beach Park overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Beach Park, 22.89% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Beach Park in 2010 was $28,336, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,344 for a family of four. However, Beach Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Beach Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Beach Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beach Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Beach Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.64% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beach Park include Irish, English, European, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Beach Park's cultural character, accounting for 15.01% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Beach Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.